New-Member Inductions

Meeting Synopsis: Jan. 26, 2016

 

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Theme: New-Member Induction: Dean Kiefer

Bests:

Best Speaker

Best Table Topics:

Best Evaluator:

Role substitutions: None

Guest(s): Jolene McGee, Danny Holmes

Word of the Day:

incipient
adjective
in an initial stage; beginning to happen or develop.
“he could feel incipient anger building up”
(of a person) developing into a specified type or role.
“we seemed more like friends than incipient lovers”
Synonyms: developing, growing, emerging, emergent, dawning, just beginning, inceptive, initial, inchoate; nascent, embryonic, fledgling, in its infancy, germinal
“the system detects incipient problems early”

Meeting Synopsis/New-Member Induction: Dec. 16, 2014

 

Theme: Promises 

Bests:

Best Speaker: Kathy Hansen (default)

Best Table Topics: Tie: Jay Lancaster + Isaac Engell

Best Evaluator: Andrew Engell

Role substitutions: Rick Henderson for Connie Richart as Timer; Lisa DesRosiers for Don Eliot as Ah/Vote Counter.

Guests:

Cyrus Murphy, Suzanne Chambers, Isaac Engell, Aleah Engell

Word of the Day:

Notion

noun
1. a conception of or belief about something.
“children have different notions about the roles of their parents”
synonyms: idea, belief, conviction, opinion, view, thought, impression, perception; hypothesis, theory; feeling, funny feeling, suspicion, sneaking suspicion, hunch

2. an impulse or desire, especially one of a whimsical kind.
“she had a notion to call her friend at work”
synonyms: impulse, inclination, whim, desire, wish; dated: fancy
“he got a notion to return”

Left photo: Immediate Past President Kathy Hansen conducts induction ceremony for new member Trace Brookover as Trace's mentor, Jay Lancaster, looks on. Right photo: Kathy congratulates new member Trace.

Left photo: Immediate Past President Kathy Hansen conducts induction ceremony for new member Trace Brookover as Trace’s mentor, Jay Lancaster, looks on. Right photo: Kathy congratulates new member Trace.

 

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Meeting Synopsis: May 13, 2014: Darla Swander Elected as New Member

Darla Swander was inducted as new member.

President Kathy Hansen inducts Dalra Swander into the club.

President Kathy Hansen inducts Darla Swander into the club.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Theme: n/a

Bests:

Best Speaker: Michelle Lancaster
Best Table Topics: Lisa DesRosiers
Best Evaluator: Laura Hepler

Role substitutions: Laura Hepler and Kyle Chambers switched evaluation positions.

Guests: Cyrus Murphy, Suzanne Chambers, Laura Huddleston’s spouse Jesse.

Word of the Day:

Indicative

adjective
1. serving as a sign or indication of something.
“having recurrent dreams is not necessarily indicative of any psychological problem”
synonyms: symptomatic, expressive, suggestive, representative, emblematic, symbolic; typical, characteristic
“the results are indicative of a possible warming trend”

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Meeting Synopsis: April 15 – Andrew Engell Inducted as New Member!

Theme: Taxes (unoffocial)

Andrew Engell inducted as new member!

Laura Huddleston agrees to chair June 24 Awards Ceremony!

Bests:

Best Speaker: Roberta Carney (default)
Best Table Topics: Jason Hart
Best Evaluator: Michelle Lancaster

Role substitutions: None

Guests: None.

Word of the Day:

Taxing

adjective
1. physically or mentally demanding.
“they find the work too taxing”
synonyms: demanding, exacting, challenging, burdensome, arduous, onerous, difficult, hard, tough, laborious, back-breaking, strenuous, rigorous, punishing; tiring, exhausting, enervating, wearing, stressful;

President Kathy Hansen, left, inducts Andrew Engell into Colville Toastmasters and, in right photo, presents him with his membership pin.

President Kathy Hansen, left, inducts Andrew Engell into Colville Toastmasters and, in right photo, presents him with his membership pin.

 

 

Meeting Synopsis/New Member Induction: March 25, 2014

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Theme: (unofficial) 60; Don Elliott inducted as new member

Bests:Best

Best Speaker: Kathy Hansen
Best Table Topics: Steve McGee
Best Evaluator: Laura Huddleston
Role substitutions: Laura Hepler was General Evaluator in place of Jason Hart

Guests: Cyrus Murphy, Suzanne Chambers, Leah Enquist, Rodney Frunz, Andrew Engell.

Word of the Day: Frenetic

adjective
1. fast and energetic in a rather wild and uncontrolled way.
“a frenetic pace of activity”
synonyms: frantic, wild, frenzied, hectic, fraught, feverish, fevered, mad, manic, hyperactive, energetic, intense, amped-up, fast and furious, turbulent, tumultuous

Club celebrated Kathy Hansen’s 60th birthday.

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Meeting Synopsis: Feb. 25, 2014 + New-Member Induction

Theme: n/a

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Newest member Steve McGee inducted by some crazy, bug-eyed woman handing him his new table tent.

Bests:

Best Speaker: Rick Henderson (default)
Best Table Topics: Don Elliott
Best Evaluator: Larry Cressey
Role substitutions: Linda Evans, Table Topics Master for Jason Hart

Guests: Cyrus Murphy, Don Elliott, Andrew Engell, Kendra and Rebecca

Word of the Day: Reciprocity:WordoftheDay

The practice of exchanging things with others for mutual benefit, especially privileges granted by one country or organization to another.

Laura Huddleston is Inducted as New Member

Laura became a member of Colville Toastmasters in November. President kathy Hansen, who is also Laura's mentor, conducts the ceremony.

Laura became a member of Colville Toastmasters in November. President Kathy Hansen, who is also Laura’s mentor, conducts the ceremony.

Four Women Inducted into Club

On May 21, Danielle Chambers, Judy Cressey, Veronica Randall, and BrandySue Silvey were inducted as club members by 2011-2012 President Jan Greco:

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